A Residence at Richmond Hill, L. I

1897 Scientific American  
of the building, AMERICAN. were made cJirect from photographs taken specially for the SCIENTIFIC handsomely furnished, with tiled hearth and facings, and the inside with 1,\4' inch matched boards, and ordinary mantel. The floors throughout are of hard pine, handstudding is set up next to this to carry the lath and somely finished. The toilet is conveniently located. The plaster. The exterior oak work is stained a dark brown, kitchen and pantries are trimmed and wainscoted with while the
more » ... h while the plastering and panels are of a cream color. The North Carolina pine and finished natural. These apartroof is carried by hard pine trusses, carved and finished ments are furnished with the best appointments. The in natural color, and is covereri with cedar shingles, left • • • second floor is trimmed with white pine and painted in to finish in a natural silvery gray color. The interior A RESIDENCE AT HACKENSACK, N. J. white. This floor contains five bedrooms and bathroom. woodwork is all quartered oak, with the exception We present in this issue, as a subj('ct for colors, and The bathroom is wainscoted with marble, and is furnished of the trusbes already described. The wainscoting also on page 9;), a residence recently erected for C. E. with porcelain fixtures and exposed nickelplated plumbis of whitewood, stained a dark brown col0r. The Eckerson, Esq., at Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, N. J. It ing. The third floor contains numerous servant quarters chancel furniture is of dark quartered oak to match the is situated upon what is called Hackensack Hei g hts, com-which are finished wi t h cypress. The cemented cellar finish, while the pews are of the same material. but quite manding a view of the town and surrounding country. contains furnace, laundry, and other necessary apart-Jight in color. On either side of chancel are conveniently The building is not only notable in point of its artistic ments. Messrs. Brunner & Tryon. architects, �o, 36 E. located the minister's robing-room, and choir loft and elegance and comfort, but for its architectural grace, Union Square, New York. organ, respectively. The auditorium,;?5 x 48 feet, has a which makes it worthy of being classed with the best Our engravings were made direct from photographs of seating capacity of 150 persons, with an addition, wben type of residences in the country. The attractive features the building, taken specially for the HCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. necessary. There is a cellar under the rear portion of the of the building are the spacious piazzas, bays, dormers, ----• ••• •
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